then assigned to you de-facto? To say nothing about profiting from copying someone elses design. It's done, but only tolerated if the design is no longer wanted or it's too expensive to defend in court.
Have you brought a design to MARKET that others have generously improved upon, and then profited from? I understand we're not discussing huge sums of money, but neither was the designer consulted, nor was consent received by the "improver" that I'm aware of.
Seems everybody knows better than Steve, AFTER Steve does something.